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Notably, the most spooktacular part of fall is Halloween. Ghouls, witches, wizards, mummies, and more will show up at your front door to trick or treat or arrive for a party. One of the best aspects of throwing a Halloween party is getting creative with the Halloween themed food and decorations. There are some spooky treats to thrill your guests from the smallest little monster to the oldest vampire. Chocolate Apple Cat Faces Candied apples get a Halloween makeover with this simple recipe. Chocolate sprinkles and frosting turn a healthy apple into a party favorite. Witch’s Bubbly Brew Punch Fresh…

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No matter where people live when summer turns to fall, there is a change in the focus of food and especially desserts. Perhaps, it the groceries selling more fall fruits or the sight of mountains of pumpkins, bottles of apple cider or apple pies that turn our thoughts to mouth watering fall desserts. Get Creative with Your Fall Desserts Instead of the same old fall desserts, try a few new sweet treats. Be a little adventurous and experiment with desserts you’ve never tried before. For example, try the ancient fruit, quince, in recipes for pies, tarts and bar cookies. This…

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It’s Taco Day 2019! This is a day not just to celebrate one of the most popular foods in the world, but also to appreciate its history and inclusion into the American kitchen. The USA pays homage to one of the coolest foods on the planet by celebrating it every year on October the 4th. We’ve put together a little research to get you acquainted with the celebration, answer the ancient enigma of what makes a taco “a taco,” and give you some ideas on how to celebrate this day. Tacos 101: The First Tacos Obviously, it is impossible to…

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Pumpkin seeds are so much more than what you find in those snack packs of salt-coated seeds. These seeds, also known as pepitas, are a good source of minerals and dietary fiber, especially when consumed raw. They are great for digestion. In Central America, the pumpkin seed has been eaten for ages as a method to expel intestinal worms. There are many ways to incorporate pumpkin seeds into your diet. Here are some delicious and healthy recipes you might want to try. Pumpkin and Sunflower Seed Granola Ingredients: • 2-3/4 cups rolled oats • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut •…

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Lobster is a dish that is usually reserved for a special occasion, but let’s think outside that box. Why not go beyond eating a boiled tail and claws dipped in drawn butter with lemon. Here are some easy to make lobster recipes that offer imagination with outstanding taste. Smoked Mayo & Lobster BLT Ingredients Lobster tails Olive oil Unsalted butter Minced garlic clove Sliced tomato Butter lettuce Cooked bacon Texas bread, toasted Homemade Smokey Mayo Mayonnaise Dijon mustard Honey Smoked paprika Directions Prep: Combine Smoky Mayo ingredients, place into a lidded container, and chill. 1. Remove the lobster meat from…

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Is there anything better than a big, juicy cheeseburger to satisfy your cravings? Definitely not. National Cheeseburger Day is the perfect day to rejoice in all things meaty and cheesy. Give these recipes a try to really amp up the celebration factor. Brunch Burger Why not start off the day with the true breakfast of champions… the Brunch Burger. This burger combines two of the richest foods on the planet- eggs and beef- to make one out-of-this-world brunch item. Ingredients: • 1 lb lean ground beef • 1/2 tsp black pepper • 1/2 tsp salt • 4 eggs • 4…

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Football season is a foodie’s dream. This is the time of year to really get creative with game day fare. There is an entire culture that revolves around the game, the food, and the beverages served. Whether you are watching the game on TV or tailgating in the stadium parking lot, the food should be as festive as the event and easy to eat with your hands. Here are a few tasty recipe ideas for game day. Salmon and Cream Cheese Rolls Prep time: 10 min Servings: 6 to 8 Ingredients: 4 large flour tortillas 16 ounces cream cheese 10…

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Something magical happens when fall rolls around; a simple, rustic beauty comes from nature. People put out their festive decorations welcoming the harvest as tradition has done for millennia. Comfort foods warm you from the inside out. The kitchen is no longer sweltering from the summer heat and the oven chases the chills from the home. Pumpkin is just one staple scent and flavor of fall. You can satisfy your taste for seasonal pumpkin treats with this wide variety of shareable dessert ideas. Down East Maine Pumpkin Bread Spicy and moist, this delectable quick bread is quick and easy to…

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When you pick up tonight’s dinner, chances are pizza just might cross your mind. In fact, it’s a safe bet that you’ve had at least a slice or two in the not-so-distant past. With so much love for this easy to fix and even easier to eat dish, there’s no wonder that National Cheese Pizza Day is real. Today, put the junk food down and pick up a slice of what has become a billion dollar industry in the US. Why Do We Celebrate National Cheese Pizza Day? Everyone has their favorite toppings, but somehow cheese pizza always makes it…

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For some, just thinking about Macadamia nuts starts a craving that must be satisfied. So, we decided to take that craving to a new level by using them in delicious recipes that are so easy to make. Time to get to the kitchen, pull out those bowls and pans to get started on your Macadamia Nut recipe adventure. Coconut Macadamia Nutty Waffles Good for breakfast or as a snack! Ingredients: -All-purpose flour -Baking powder -Salt -Eggs -Coconut milk -Club soda -Vegetable oil or coconut oil -Vanilla extract -Sweetened shredded coconut -Roasted macadamia nuts, chopped Toppings: Coconut, whipped cream, cinnamon, butter,…

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